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Allison L., Doctorate

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Allison received her B.S. in Biology from Boston College and her Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular Biology from Boston University. She currently works as a medical writer in infectious disease at Massachusetts General Hospital. Allison has an excellent publication record that includes peer-reviewed scientific articles, comprehensive reviews, and protocols. Allison's work has appeared in several journals including PNAS, Development, Trends in Cell Biology, and Journal of Immunology. During graduate school, Allison gained expertise in development, cell biology, reproductive biology, and genetics. Her thesis focused on the genetic and cellular mechanisms of cell death and phagocytosis in the Drosophila ovary. In her current position as a medical writer, Allison writes, edits, and formats scientific content for manuscripts and grant applications. She also manages scientific communications with collaborators and editors to ensure that submission requirements are met. Allison's major areas of expertise are Drosophila genetics and development, cell biology, reproductive biology, and infectious disease.